No. B.12011/1/2016-SEC/CADC






Dated Aizawl, the 1st April, 2016

                        In exercise of the powers conferred under Article 243ZA of the Constitution of India read with sub-rule (5) of Rule 7 of the Chakma Autonomous District Council (Constitution, Conduct of Business, etc.) Rules, 2002 as amended, the State Election Commission has issued Model Code of Conduct for the guidance of Political Parties and Candidates during the By-Elections to Chakma Autonomous District Council which shall come into operation with effect from the date of announcement of Election i.e. 1.4.2016 and the same shall remain in force till such time the election process is completed i.e. 5.5.2016.


                        In addition to the above, the Commission hereby issues the following instructions for compliance of all concerned during the ensuing By-Election to Chakma Autonomous District Council, 2016 -

1)     No recruitment/appointment process in Government Departments / Public Undertaking Corporations within Chakma Autonomous District Council should be initiated or made which invariably includes written test, personal interview and selection of candidates excepting cases dealt with by the State Public Service Commission, without prior clearance of the State Election Commission.


2)     No transfer and posting in respect of officers/officials should be made during the operation of the Model Code of Conduct. In the case of transfer orders already issued prior to the date of announcement of By-Election to Chakma Autonomous District Council but not implemented till the time when Model Code of Conduct came into effect, should not be given effect to without obtaining specific written permission from the State Election Commission.


3)     In such case where transfer of an officer/official is considered necessary on account of administrative exigencies, the department concerned, with full justification approach the Commission for prior clearance.


            All Administrative Departments/ Heads of Department/ Heads of Office are expected to cooperate with the State Election Commission in its onerous duties of conducting free and fair elections to Chakma Autonomous District Council. Violation of any of the above will be seriously viewed by the Commission.




By order, etc.,





State Election Commission,






Memo No. 12011/1/2016-SEC/CADC        :      Dated Aizawl, the 1st April, 2016

Copy to:-

1)   Sr. PPS to Chief Secretary, Govt. of Mizoram for kind information of Chief Secretary with a request to circulate the above or issue similar direction to all Administrative Departments.

2)   Deputy Commissioner, Lawngtlai District for favour of information and follow-up action.

3)   Executive Secretary, Chakma Autonomous District Council.





Under Secretary,

State Election Commission,